The book is intended as a text for undergraduate and postgraduate students of computer science and engineering, information technology (B.Tech./M.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering/IT), and post-graduate students of computer science/information technology (M.Sc. Computer Science and M.Sc. IT). Besides, practising engineers and computer science professionals should find the text very useful.
This book Useful for computer science students.
1. Many innovative illustrations
2. Case studies
3. Question bank at the end of each chapter
4. Good number of worked out examples
5. Extensive and carefully selected references
Part I: GRID COMPUTING—
2. Technologies and Architectures for Grid Computing.
3. World Wide Grid Computing Activities, Organizations and Projects.
4. Web Services and the Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).
5. OGSA and WSRF.
6. Globus Toolkit.
7. The Grid and the Databases.
Part II: CLUSTER COMPUTING—
8. What is Cluster Computing?
9. Cluster Middleware: An Introduction.
10. Early Cluster Architectures and High Throughput Computing Clusters.
11. Networking, Protocols and I/O for Clusters.
12. Setting Up and Administering a Cluster.
13. Cluster Technology for High Availability.
14. Performance Models and Simulation.
15. Process Scheduling.
16. Load Sharing and Load Balancing.
17. Distributed Shared Memory.
18. Case Studies of Cluster Systems: Beowulf, COMPaS, NanOS and PARAM.